Cashew kernels exports from Cote-D-Ivore reached to 25806 tons between January and July in 2023, up by 57% from the same period of last year according to the data of ‘Commod Africa’. Main export destinations are Europe with 30% share followed by USA, Turkey, Vietnam and China and is 3rd processor in the world after Vietnam and India, Cote-d-Ivoire’s production of RCN is estimated at 1.25 million tons in 2023, which is higher by 22% from last year. Local processors have received 249000 tons of Cashew out of the goal of 3 lakh tons for 2023. According to USDA, in 2022 country processed 21% of its production (224000 tons) and aims to increase it to 28% for 2023. Country is trying to increase their processing capacity